Originally Posted by ShagNasty1001
I went to my LGS to check a couple different brands out that I haven't had a chance to play with much. I looked at the Savage 114 but they had it in a 300 win short mag or 300 win mag so I checked out the short mag. I also looked at the Browning X-Bolt Stalker Carbon Fiber which felt really good. They had them in all sorts of calibers along with being stainless or blued barrels. What is the difference between the X-Bolt and A-Bolt?
I have the X bolt hunter, wood stock, in .308, excellent rifle. X Bolt has:
an adjustable trigger (set at 3.5 pounds from factory
has detachable magazine as opposed to hinged
has a bolt release that allows bolt to be opened without moving safety to fire
scope mounting system is different, 4 screws on each end of receiver
Couple other rifles to check out, Tikka and Ruger American.